Health News From Kaiser
Kaiser Health News aims to bring you the latest health news and reviews, from experts in all areas of health care. If you are not a health professional and do not understand the technicalities involved in assessing and managing health plans and health conditions, then you need to take the help of experts like the health coverage specialists. The articles of health news from the web site are designed to provide basic information on health insurance, medical malpractice, medical procedures and other related issues. If you are looking for some specific information, you can either visit the online library of the web site or the magazine, which are available on paper or on the Internet.
Kaiser Health News is an independent online newsletter program of KFF ( Kaiser Foundation). You can further support the magazine by making a donation to KFF, an non-profit charity organization which is not linked with Kaiser Permanente, the insurance company which publishes the magazine. As a member of the organization, you will have the privilege to get the latest health news straight from the experts without any charges. KFF provides two sources of funding, namely the members’ contributions and the fundraising programs. The membership fees and the subscription costs have been decreased since its first launch two decades ago, while the fundraising activities and the financial support have been made more flexible in recent times.
It offers general health coverage and covers only those areas mentioned in its articles. There are sections which discuss about preventive care and curative health services, as well as specific coverage of children, women, seniors and members of the disabled communities. It also provides news and feature stories on topics ranging from drug abuse to cosmetic surgery, from labor laws to dog breeding and from labor markets to consumer protection. The health section also contains a number of articles on holistic health and alternative health care, the rising costs of health care, new pharmaceutical products and their costs, alternative medicines and their therapeutic uses, and the importance of good nutrition and physical activity.